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Atlanta Americas Mart – Atlanta is the largest wholesale marketplace of its kind in the world, and is a leading international market source for a wide variety of consumer goods It hosts 17 wholesale markets and six Market Wednesdays that annually attract more than 303,000 attendees from every U.S. state and more than 72 countries.
An aerial walkway connects the three Americas Mart buildings
- Building 1 – Merchandise Mart, has home decor, area rugs holiday and floral, gardens, and holiday collectibles. Building 1 offers fully carpeted 96,000 square foot exhibit halls for a total of 192,000 gross square feet of exhibit space. 13 meeting rooms. The first floor encompasses over 21,000 gross square feet that adapt to large or small meetings, seminars and conferences. Walk to your hotel without ever leaving the building. The 1,100 room Westin Peachtree Plaza is connected to Americas Mart 1 via a luxury concourse and houses 39 meeting rooms totaling 55,000 square feet of space.
- Building 2 – Gift Mart 4 meeting rooms (20 to 350 people) View the floor plan Ceiling height: 13 feet. Recessed incandescent down and fluorescent fixtures Phone hook-ups Audio-visual service available Floor-to-ceiling windows
- Builiding 3 – Apparel Mart 14-story Grand Atrium Theatre. Seating 500 to 1,200 people. For receptions, this elegant space can accommodate up to 2,400 people. Stage an event at the Penthouse Fashion Theater. The theater holds up to 800 people and features full performance staging capabilities, a projection room, dressing room and backstage area., 90,000 square feet of exhibit space (75,000 of which is permanently carpeted).
Just as the mart is massive, so is the website. Expect to bookmark it and take weeks to browse it. It features a list of all occupants, many with online store fronts, links to their websites, trade show dates and more. Global traders, importers, wholesalers, and manufacturers showcase their goods every day of the week.
The website is a great way to preview the mart before planning your business trip there, as well as a great way to make contacts over the internet, if you’re unable to travel.